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MacGill E    Gunner    29809

Page history last edited by Lenore Frost 6 years, 9 months ago

Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918

 

MacGill E     Gunner    29809    Edward               119 Howitzer Battery    27    Farmer    Single    Pres       

Address:    Essendon, Brewster St, "Braeside"

Next of Kin:    MacGill, E H, father, "Braeside" Brewster St, Essendon   

Enlisted:    17 Apr 1916       

Embarked:     A60 Aeneas 3 Oct 1916   

 

Date of Death:  20/09/1917

CWGC: "Son of Edward Howden Macgill and Agnes Isabella Macgill, of "Braeside," Brewster St., Essendon, Victoria, Australia".

MENIN ROAD SOUTH MILITARY CEMETERY

 

 

In loving memory of Edward Rowe, died at Polygon Wood Belgium Sept 20 1917  "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course"  2nd Timothy, 4, 7.

 

In loving memory of Edward MacGill, died at Polygon Wood Belgium Sept 20th 1917.  "We are more than Conquerors Through Him that loved us"  Romans 8, 37.

 

Memorial windows in St John's Uniting Church, Essendon. Image by Lenore Frost, 2009.

 

 

DEATHS.

MACGILL-ROWE.-On the 20th September, in France, Gunners Eddie Macgill and Eddie Rowe, schoolmates and comrades in arms, in life and death together.

 

"Lovely and pleasant in their lives and in their death they were not divided."

 

MACGILL.-Killed in action on the 20th September, in France, Gunner Edward  Macgill, A.F.A., beloved elder son of E. and A. Macgill, "Braeside," Essendon, loving brother of Barbara, Muriel and Jack, and loved grandson of Mrs. B. J. Paterson, Moonee Ponds; aged 28

 

Family Notices. (1917, October 11). The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter (Moonee Ponds, Vic. : 1914 - 1918), p. 2 Edition: Morning. Retrieved May 25, 2012, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article74603969

 

War Service Commemorated

Essendon Town Hall L-R

Essendon State School

St John's Presbyterian Church*

Essendon Gazette Roll of Honour With the Colours

 

In Memoriam

 

 MACGILL.-In loving memory of Gunner Edward Macgill

(Coogee), of the Australian Field Artillery, killed in action

in France, September 20th, 1917, beloved elder son of

E. and A. Macgill, and loving brother of Barbara, Muris

and Jack. "Braeside," Essendon.

 

Family Notices. (1918, September 19). The Essendon Gazette

and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter (Moonee

Ponds, Vic. : 1914 - 1918), p. 2 Edition: Morning.

http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article74607146

 

HOWE-MACGILL. In loving memory of my two

friends Gunner E Rowe and F Macgill, killed in

action in France on 20th September, 1917.  

(Inserted by W. R. Chamberlain, late A.I.F.)

 

MACGILL- In fond remembrance of Gnr. E. Mac-

gill (Ned), killed in action Sept. 20, 1917.   (V.M.)   

 

Family Notices. (1919, September 20). The Argus

(Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), p. 17.

http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article4686524

 

 

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